FCP awards scholarship to Tyler Scott

Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) has awarded a scholarship to Tyler Scott, a senior at Morrisville High School, through its annual Partnership in Education program this month.

The Foundations Partnership in Education program recognizes the achievements of local Bucks County public high school seniors for their demonstrated community service, commitment to academic performance, and quality of character. Students are nominated to receive the award by their guidance counselor or a member of the school’s administration.

Ronald Bernstein, Executive Director of Foundations Community Partnership presented a check for $1,000 to Tyler, who will attend Bucks County Community College in the fall.

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Scenes from MHS Graduation

  1. Salutatorian Tyler Scott addresses the crowd.
  1. Sabrea Allen and Claude Ferguson with the future ahead.
  1. Valedictorian Joseph Gilleo compared school to climbing a mountain, and said the Class of 2015 is now on top.
  1. Shaquera Goodman shows off her custom graduation cap.
  1. Class President Hezekiah Baynes-Simmons tells Class of ’15 “We are all winners.”
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Bucks County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated hosts poster arts contest with health and wellness twist

Earlier this month The Bucks County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated sponsored a poster arts contest with a health and wellness theme. The event, held at Morrisville High School, included entertainment, refreshments, and displays of poster submissions from students in grades one through 12 from the Morrisville schools.

The theme for the 10th annual contest was “Get Smart, Get Healthy, Make Health a Habit!” Poster entries were displayed and then winners were announced. Students competed in four categories: grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Levittown Wal-Mart donated bicycles for the first place winners and The Bucks County Links donated gift cards in varying amounts for other winners.

PHOTO CAPS: 1. Gavin and Jason Zelonko with the Morrisville Bulldog.

  1. Third grader Antonio Tolan with his poster entry.
  1. The Morrisville Pride Singers performed at the event.
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Morrisville students are helping senior citizens

Morrisville High School is helping make sure elderly shut-ins get a good start to their day. Kenneth Kelman and his senior class have been collecting breakfast bags for the students’ Senior Projects. Kelman and his students have collected 146 breakfast bags for the program Aid for Friends, a comprehensive meal delivery program in the Greater Philadelphia area. “It was a great way for students to help out the community and brighten someone’s day,” said Kelman.

Pictured are Sidney Knott and Zuriel Nazario packing up breakfast bags.

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MHS Alumni Basketball event returns Nov. 29th

The Morrisville High School Alumni Basketball event will return on Saturday, November 29th, from 5:00 to 9:00pm, at the High School, 550 W. Palmer Avenue, Morrisville. Admission is $10, $5 for kids, and children under five are FREE.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from Jonah Moore for $5. Contact Jonah at 215-500-6759 or e-mail iamjoecool2@gmail.com.

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Wanda Badilla is three-time poster art winner

by Peter Prime

On September 24th, Wanda Badilla was awarded at a Morrisville School Board meeting for coming out on top in a three-tiered poster arts competition that was sponsored by the Links, Inc., an international not-for-profit corporation. The award ceremony took place in the Large Group Instruction Room at Morrisville High School.

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Don’t miss the Thanksgiving Day Pancake Breakfast

The Morrisville Student Loan Fund will host their annual Thanksgiving Day Pancake Breakfast in the Morrisville Middle-Senior High School Cafeteria from 7:00 to 10:00am.

Proceeds benefit Morrisville High School graduates by providing interest free loans and grants for continuing education. Cost: adults (12 and over) $6, children (under 12 years) $4. For additional information call 215-295-4222.

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Kory Figueroa receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that Morrisville Senior High School student Kory Figueroa, of Morrisville, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman, Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

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Farmer’s Market opens in Morrisville

by Peter Prime

On September 21st, the long wait was over. It was the grand debut of Morrisville Farmer’s Market. This is the first time that Morrisville residents have such a market in their own neighborhood, so took the opportunity to visit the Market.

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Fourth Annual All-Years Morrisville High School Reunion is October 4th

The Fourth Annual All-Years Morrisville High School Reunion will be held October 4th, at a new venue, the Morrisville High School Courtyard/Stage area, located at 550 W. Palmer Street, Morrisville.

This year’s event runs from noon to dusk and features music from DJ Scott Robinson and The First Time Around Band, featuring Joe Palmucci. Both Scott and Joe are graduates of MHS and giving back to their school and community.

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